Tourism is the major industry of the island. Mykonos was known already in the 1930s by famous artists, politicians and wealthy Europeans who began spending their vacations there and remains a must-visit Greek destination.
Among its attractions are the windmills, a defining feature of the Mykonian landscape, many of them built in the 16th century. Most are concentrated in the main town of Chora and all are north-facing to harness the strong northern Little Venice with its rows of fishing houses line the waterfront with their balconies hanging over the sea.
The picturesque town of Mykonos offers a tremendous nightlife, excellent restaurants, clothing and jewelry shops of all luxury brands.
Mykonos has perhaps the most dense concentration of beautiful sandy beaches, the majority of which well organized with sun beds and umbrellas, bars and restaurants.
The famous island of Delos, one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece, inhabited today only by ancient monuments, can be visited by boat on a one day trip.
By plane directly from major European cities
From Athens either by domestic flight (40 min), or by boat (3 hours) or by helicopter (35min)
The absolute hotspot of the world's jetset, many may think fast-paced Mykonos is all about partying and socializing but trust us, there is also an unspoiled and quiet side of the island, with which you will fall in love with.